Economic Survey 2014-15: Key Highlights

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Economic Survey is a annual document which is presented to both houses of Parliament during the Budget Session. Here are quick highlights. 

  • Economic Survey highlights the need for balance between ‘Make in India' and ‘Skilling India'
  • Major Reform Initiatives Undertaken by Government in Banking, Insurance and Financial Sector
  • Wiping Every Tear from Every Eye: The Jan Dhan Yojana, Aadhaar and Mobile Numbers Provide the Solution

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Economic Survey 2014-15: Key Highlights

  • Improvement in Female Literacy and Educational Challenges
  • Skill Development and Employment are major Challenges: Economic Survey
  • Economic Survey Recommends Reform of Railway's Structure, Commercial Practices, Overhaul of Technology
  • A Growth Rate of over 8 Per Cent Expected for the Coming Year
  • India needs to create additional Fiscal Space: Economic Survey 2014 - 15
  • India's National Solar Mission Being Scaled up Five-Fold to 100,000 Megawatts
  • Infrastructure Growth in terms of Eight Core Industries Higher than Industrial Growth since 2011-12
  • Government Remains Committed to Fiscal Consolidation; Economic Survey says Enhanced Revenue Generation is a Priority
  • External Sector is returning to the path of strength and resilience: Economic Survey
  • Services Sector Clocks Double Digit Growth
  • Hyper-Growth in Tech start ups in India, says Economic Survey on Services Sector
  • Government approves a Rs. 200 crore Central Sector Scheme for implementing e-platform for agri-marketing
  • The Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC) will enhance Fiscal Federalism in India: Economic Survey 2014-15
  • Revive public investment to improve investment climate
  • Create National Common Market in Agricultural Commodities
  • Food Subsidy Bill stands at Rs. 107823.75 crore during 2014-15 (upto January, 2015), shows an increase of 20% over previous year
  • From Carbon Subsidy to Carbon Tax: India's Green Actions
  • The current account deficit has declined from a peak of 6.7 percent of GDP (in Q3, 2012-13) to an estimated 1.0 percent in the coming fiscal year.

Source: PIB 

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